Management Controller of the supply chain

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Job Description – Management Controller of the supply chain

  1. Reports to:                                   Supply Chain Manager
  2. Location:                                      Kigali, Rwanda HQ

Purpose: The management controller develops ways to analyze and track the results of the worldwide supply chain in order to support the decision-making and the budget preparation.

3.    Job Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for making sure that the management accounting rules of the business are consistent through the different areas and allow to perform analyzes and compare results.
  • Create reporting, accounts analyze and make recommendations to improve performance about the supply chain activity.
    • Perform an analytical accounting on the supply chain costs. From Chinese suppliers to Descos supply point (Distribution Center) and any transfers from Descos to Descos.
    • Create a tool based on analytical accounting to track the final costs in Descos (storages in the country, deliveries to the individual customer)
    • Challenge and compare the different patterns developed in each country.
    • Create a reporting based on this analysis to make recommendations and support strategical decisions in logistics.
    • Track and warn on customs fees and warranty costs.
  • Analyze the variances between sales forecast and actual supply and needs to build robust system of prediction analysis.
  • Improve automatization of the tools with the IT team and data warehouse.
  • Communicate and explain results; Integrate relevant feedback.

4.    Description of tasks

  • Prepare the budget of the supply chain activity.
  • Prepare and improve the dashboards and balanced scorecard required to pilot the overall supply chain activity (Finances/procurement, supply, logistics, quality, storage, distribution, repair & reverse logistic)
  • Suggest all the necessary operational improvements and provide the tools to pilot the results of those projects (involving IT team and data warehouse)
  • Take part of the implementation of new tools in his area of expertise.

5.    Person Specification 

  • A degree in finance, business school or similar training
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in management control, audit, finance or other relevant fields
  • Excellent analytical skills and proficient utilization of Microsoft Office, database and ERP
  • Autonomous, mature, self-initiative, assertiveness, positive attitude
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines; rigorous.
  • Detail focused but capable to spotlight tendencies.
  • Team player and fast worker

How to apply:

Send your CV & Degree or Diploma to careers.rwanda@bboxx.co.uk

Must put the position you are applying for in the subject line. Failure to do this, your application shall not be considered.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview

6.    Agreement

I................................................................................................... acknowledge that I am familiar with this job description and understand that it provides only the general scope of activity and the basic tasks and responsibilities associated with the position.  This job description supersedes all previous job descriptions and is subject to change following consultation with my supervisor.

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